Engulf - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- flow over or cover completely
The valley was engulfed in a thick fog.
...high waves from the hurricane engulfed large areas of the coastal community...
The whole village was engulfed in the flood.
The flat is engulfed in flames.
The pain engulfed him.
She looked around her dark office and was engulfed by a feeling of emptiness.
The building was engulfed in flames.
despair so great it threatened to engulf him
The bright light engulfed him completely
A blatant, insolent materialism threatens to engulf moral distinctions.
present participle: engulfing
past tense: engulfed
past participle: engulfed